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    September 3, 2010
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cadaver dog are wrapping up an effort to find the body of a possible fifth murder victim in this case. shackled at the waist charles ritenhouse appeared on two felony counts related to chemicals and explosives found in his home and in a storage unit including a military explosive c 4 dynamite and a container that appeared to contain depleted uranium. the attorney enter yaird not guilty plea asking the judge why her client's bail remains so high at $2 million. >> given the charges he's been charged with? >> the charge cited allegations ritenhouse may be involved in two homicides bodies discovered in his home police call him a person of interest in the murders of his wife and her friend. his attorney claims the
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tenants had nothing to do with the murder and found out with b.the bodies when police arrived tuesday. >> i have reason to believe the bodies were put there tuesday, the day of the arrest. i don't know who killed them. i don't know if it was my client. and shot and killed by police in richmond tuesday night baldarmo was a once wun time house mate of right after thisenhouse and has been implicated in the deaths of his girlfriend cindy tran and rick salas. salas' son is still missing. police say they've found his car, a rav 4. two dozen searchers combed through three tons of debris in an area including garbage from a business park. one murder victim's cadillac was found. and where valdaramo once worked as a security guard. >> they're focusing in an acre
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of the land. >> here is another live look at the landfill here in pittsburgh. there is killer -- keller canyon landfill. investigators say they've given directions in case he jumped a body in the dumpster there. the effort will resume in the morning at 9:00. charles ritenhouse, the man arraigned here today, will be back in court next week we're expecting his attorney will argue that that million bail should be reduced. one more note in this case today, as for two bodies found at ritenhouse's home the coroner finished autopsies the cause of death has been at least preliminarily determined by police are not releasing that at this time. >> and rescue teams are back in marin head lands trying to find remains of a body.
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rescue teams have to repel 600 feet down the cliff to reach a cove where a skull was recovered this week. they found bones clothing and jewelry. they were not enough to help identify remains. >> we have audio tonight from a control tower before a plane crashed after taking off from san carlos airport. the plane went down in ora cell lagoon off twin dolphin drive. vic lee joins with us the very latest on the crash and the investigation. >> this has become a staging area across the lagoon from where the plane crashed. it's been towed to this dock. it's hard to see the plane. it's half submerged in this patrol car but the crane over there has lifted the plane cloer to shore so they can remove the bodies. listen to the final moments of the flights.
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>> these with the final moments of the conversation between control tower and the pilot of the ill-fated plane. >> as i first started moving i heard a plane going into full throttle. >> dan harland just got into his truck as the plan began spiralling down. he works for receiving department of oracle arks cross street from the lagoon. >> these plans pass over this building all the time. full throttle sounds different. >> reporter: harland saw the plane crash into the lagoon. he didn't know it but the voice recorder on the mp 3 player was on. listen to the roar of the engine during the plane's fatal decent. >> he just crashed into the water! a plane just crashed in the water, oh by god, oh, my god! >> the twin-engine crashed
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around noon time yesterday airborne only about 30 seconds after taking off from san carlos airport about a mile from the crash site wismts say the plane began spiralling right, then headed down into the water. inside of the wreckage the plane's owner a steel company president and his pilot whose name has not been released. the body of the pilot's girlfriend was retrieved yesterday this, morning a boat carrying members of the san mateo county diving team left the docks on the other side of the lagoon. divers began tying giant air bags to the plane slowly lifting it out of the water. they had a tough time towing the wreckage that kept getting stuck in muddy waters. the plane was towed to the dock. a crane will lift it out so bodies can be removed. >> it will be taken to sacramento and stored until the national transportation safety board arrives. >> reporter: we know based on audio rofrding one of the two engines on the plane was still
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running when it crashed. the female passenger has now been identified. she's a 47-year-old from daily city. that is a very latest from redwood stores -- shores, vic lee, abc 7 news. thank you, vick those tapes vick mentioned from san carlos airport control tower don't tell us much about why the crash happened but give us insight into what happened after the plane went down. >> this aircraft appeared to go down in the advice any ti of the oracle building. >> the runway is being closed from departures only open for arriveals. we zront a duration of time on that. >> faa says it could take up to a year before they can release information about the
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suspected cause of the crash. >> there is a 62-year-old helicopter pilot crash landed upside down near salinas then walked away. it landed in southbound lanes of highway 101 just moments after taking off. missing a big rig by just five feet. the chp says the pilots got disoriented and lost control and crashed. his son heard about the crash and had just one question. >> is my dad okay? that is all i cared bchl they said he was walking around. i heard that ways like, all right. you know? >> witness says there was heavy fog. investigators believe that may have play aid role in this crash. goms is in intensive care unit. an investigator says there is a fractured rib and bruce autos alameda county sheriffs are asking for help in locating two suspects and a cold case investigation. there is a is a 47-year-old
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mohammed khan and a 62-year-old that are accused of murdering francisco lopez six months ago. police found the body thursday in a ravine off niles canyon road after interviewing two other suspects in the case lopez was killed police believe because the suspects thought he was going to steal their pot plants. >> it's been a week now since an under cover police officer. and that wounded officer is facing a fight of his life. wayne freedman reports there is new details from his doctor. >> this is a woman through more anguish in one week than most of us snee a lifetime. nicole young wife of todd young, shot in the well pel advice last week. >> he won't let them put him to sleep until he called his wife. he called me and said he was
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in highland hospital. and that he was okay just got hit in the leg. >> as we know, it was much worse than that. >> it's fair to say injuries were extremely severe. >> today in highland hospital most of the main players came forward to tell their ji stris. surgeon, wife, red cross police chief this as miles away, the suspect prepared to appear in court. he can think miracles for not having to face a murder charge. >> they saved my husband's life. >> you may have heard by now officer young was bleeding badly when brought in hire we found out how badly. he received 60 units of red blood cells he bled out six times his normal blood supply. >> basically in that situation when you're doing this operation, when you look, you don't necessarily even see blood vessels because there is
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so much blood swelling up with injuries are. it's a struggle to find the location of the injury. >> today, we learned officer young remains sedated in intensive care still faces more surgeries just to close his abdominal wounds. good news is that he has a fine chance of full recovery ask a wife who can still insulate her children a bit. >> they know daddy was shot in the leg. and he's sleeping so he can get better and come home. that is all they know. that is all they need to know. >> from highland hospital wayne freedman abc 7 news. a beer truck driver says he intentionally crashed yesterday on highway 17 in the jant cruz mountains because his brakes were failing. and says he veered off the road to avoid a much worse accident. the chp says drivers usually down shift or use a special emergency brake. it's investigating the crash
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and no one was hurt. the truck was carrying a 40,000 pound load of cans and bottles of beer. >> and there is a is a holiday weekend is here, what is the weather going to be like? >> great for all outdoor plans. no matter where you are i'll have the temperatures and the weather conditions. for the holiday weekend, coming up. >> and there is overcrowding pushing students out of neighborhoods, and angering parents. >> a bay area city where libraries are shutting down for r
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police. court document says she found a nude picture of hubbs on her son's cell fochblt prosecutors say the sexual liaisons date back to september 2008 does both boys were 14 years old she remains in jail on $4.3 million bail. >> this is a police search of -- sketch of a teen wanted for punching an 89-year-old woman in livermore. it happened tuesday afternoon on a path near aroya creek. police say the suspect told a woman his name was cameron and he was in seventh grade. the victim suffered a head injury spent the night in the hospital tlchl is no known motive for the assault. >> in marin county novato schools are facing an overenrollment dilemma saying children may not be able to attend neighborhood schools. the mother of one student says she moves to novato so her daughter could attend olive
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elementary. she was told her daughter would have to transfer to another school. superintendent says they hired three extra teachers which were not enough for the students. >> in our case we have 20 to one. so we'd need five teachers. we're trying to get it settled out, now. >> i chose to buy a house in this school zone because this is the school i wanted my daughter to go to. >> the school district faces severe penalties if exceeding the 20 to one ratio considering hiring more teachers. >> and if you live in oakland you're going to need to plan carefully. there is since libraries are closed they need to close on tuesday next week to account for the labor day holiday then libraries are closing thursday, and friday due to
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cuts. >> there has been looting reported in streets of church christ, new zealand after an earthquake this morning. there 2004 reports of serious injuries. the mayor says there is damage to parts of the city. residents report collapsed building asks z.power outages. and it was centered several miles north in a city of about 400,000 people. >> there is sur rain warnings along the coast have been down graded. some flooding but little damage is reported. and earl is causing problems for labor day weekend travelers. amtrak has suspended service between new york and boston until morning. airlines cancelled dozens of flights, sorry now we can
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show you breaking news now this is a house fire involved. flames leaping from a house of the home. and we hope everyone made it out. firefighters will have work to do on this home. and there is more on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> i don't think there is too much wind out thering arate shag fire. >> right. >> there is clear skies and a labor day weekend. >> we do and it's going to be a nice labor day weekend. and so there is a lot going on this weekend. and sausalito art and wine festival. millbrae art and wine festivals. i hope you're going to those events. sunny and a mild 83 degrees. from our camera lovely view of the marine layer a thousand feet deep.
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it's going to remain confined to the coast heading into the start of the holiday weekend. there is hurricane earl now just a category one. winds up 75 miles per hour with barely holding on to hurricane status. and there is tracking quickly that. is going to lessen it's impact. right now i want to show you live doppler 7 hd. you can see range here. i want to show you some of the reports out of there. there is wave rights around 16 feet. and north winds to 29, there is another buoy report of wave rights around 17. and there is wind gusts to 31 miles per hour. this is expected to waken by later tonight. as it continues towards nova
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scotia area remaining a tropical storm. weakening through saturday and into sunday. there is rain and wind continue and the waves will be the biggest threat there and slight delays there. temperatures 50s at beaches and 90s inland. another hot one inland. mild to warm days are expected today and inland. coastal sunshine. there is much cooler weather after labor day. we'll give you a nice-looking weekend and start to change things here. fog just socked in up and down the coastline. never clear. and there is changes coming up. fog staying along the coastline saturday by sunday there is a northwestern wind sweeping that fog along the coastline. and out of the area it's a nice breezy sunday. it's sunny across the bay area and including the coast except for a patch of fog. there is fog along the coast and locally inland.
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temperatures low 50s to low 60s, in the afternoon pleasant day in the south bay. there is 88 in los gatos peninsula 73 in san mateo. 70 degrees in millbrae. art and wine festival taking place. downtown san francisco 66 degrees, and you'll see mainly sunny skies in the north bay. and sausalito art festival 68 degrees, mid-80s for napa and santa rosa. east bay mild 72 in oakland. heading inland it's still going to be a warm day. down from today by awe few degrees. 90 concord dublin and around the bay. here is the accu-weather forecast. minor downward trend for saturday and sunday. 60s to 90s so labor day there is a bump up. there is temperatures by mid week, talking about briz briz driz yil mid-70s inland. there is a cool down coming.
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>> interest there is a live report coming up at 6:00. >> thank you. >> and for now we want to go out to breaking news taking place in lessant hill. there is a smoke pouring from the home. >> and we can see flames ripping through the roof. now, you don't see flames but a lot of smoke. serious fire there is going to be a lot of damage in this home. we do not know if anyone was inside. we'll get more information as soon as we can. >> coming up next... finney's friday free stuff. >> thank you for that. and bear invasion in what tao. why sightings are way up and controversial methods being taken to dronl them now.kúkúkúkú;t;t;tj"<<<<<<<42x2x2x
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the long holiday weekend arrived and we're going to get it with a bang on maybe granola. >> there is finney's friday free stuff. >> you're not eyeing my stuff are you? >> i am. >> we're going start with galaxy granola. what they do is rather than using oil they use fruit to put this together. and this tastes really good, comes in a bunch of flavors what that there sf. >> cranberry orange ras p berry. sweet van nilla. you can try it yourself. okay. this is the very odd. this is polly foot primer do you know what that is? >> no. >> you've come to the right guy. >> you know. >> it's for the feet. you know where your shoes
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skprub hurt your feet? >> on the heel? >> right. put that on it buffers you from having that. pretty interesting. saying put it on folds heel, toe. put that on. it will reduce the friction. >> the question how to get it?. >> oh what a great question. let me show you go. to the finney friday free stuff page. abc 7 news.com or give us a call. there is two additional items at the consumer blog. >> you're the best. >> thank you. >> sure. >> coming up next bay area festivals. >> yeah. the end of summer t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t
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coming up lost then found, lost again. the battle being waged over a little doll located seven
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years after reported missing. >> it's on the fast track. what is being done to make the golden state the world wide leader in embryonic stem cell research. >> look what they're trying to do to us. >> one 49er fan's warning to the rest from 7 on your side, what this man found in the fine print of his season ticket information that got him seeing red. those stories and more coming up at 6:00. >> but finally for us it's an art lover's week. wow, you've got a pick. sausalito art festival kicking off tomorrow for 58th year its a big deal and there are 20,000 pieces of art and everything in between. >> artists come from around the country for this one. considered to be one of the top five art festivals in the nation. >> the festival has become a labor day weekend classic and features live music and there is a two day millbrae art and wine festival